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The Vine

Vine Street | Braintree, Great Bardfield, Braintree CM7 4SR, England
+44 1371 811822
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“scallops” (15 reviews)
“red wine pie” (3 reviews)
“cheeseboard” (4 reviews)
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11:59 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
British, Pub, Bar, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Vine Street | Braintree, Great Bardfield, Braintree CM7 4SR, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Trying to be a gastro pub but not really there yet. Average food, dull decor, tacky music and friendly but slow service.

Thank andrewhj
Reviewed 1 week ago

we had a travelzoo lunch deal, great value and enjoyable. the standard of the food was very high for a pub. service was friendly. Nice relaxing decor, plenty of parking, would go again. One of the best meal deals we have had for long time.

Thank grahamnash1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a table for my husbands birthday midweek , arrived to find we had been reserved a table next to the door leading to the toilet. When I asked if we could move to another table the response was yes any other table but one....More

Thank katyrodwell
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been nearly 20 years since we last went here, but popped in for a family lunch yesterday. We really liked the ambience and concept of a gastro pub in a village local. Great decor. Very glad to see that as well as diners, there were...More

Thank Valley_Diner_65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dined here today with friends on a voucher deal. Food and menu choice were the best I've ever had for a 'deal' menu. £35 for a three course meal with coffee and we were not charged for drinks either. Service was a little slow to...More

Thank Deborah2370
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

my self and wifie called into the Vine for a quick spot of launch mid week and the menu was not to hot as the choice amounted to about five things so we just had a sandwich and glass of red .will not go back,...More

Thank stansgtdiy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Restaurant is a find. The food and the service is first class. We will definetly come back. The livers starter was great and their steak pie in merlot was also very good.

Thank John H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on a Groupon Voucher. Very good value for money. Starters included Scallops, Prawn Cocktail, Duck Wings, Goats Cheese,Bread Board with dips and Livers. They were all excellent and very well presented. Main Courses, men had Steak and Ale pie which they all enjoyed...More

Thank nestledown1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived early to a very friendly welcome by the staff. The friendliness comes as standard and is REAL, not play acted to please the clients. Sitting at the bar having a pre-dinner drink the barman, a great young guy, chatted until asked to make...More

Thank norman1366
Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch sitting in the bar area (rather than the dining room out back); the bar is decorated nicely and the style is a bit vintage. Dogs are allowed in the bar and there was also a small group having afternoon tea -...More

Thank EssexTraveller1972
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April 10, 2017|
Response from aymanelswaf | Reviewed this property |
I will have to agree with you and state that I seem to have selected the incorrect 'vine'. If I am able to withdraw my review; I will be happy to do so.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
11:59 AM - 10:30 PM
11:59 AM - 11:00 PM
11:59 AM - 11:00 PM
11:59 AM - 11:00 PM
11:59 AM - 11:00 PM
11:59 AM - 11:30 PM
11:59 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vine Street | Braintree, Great Bardfield, Braintree CM7 4SR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Braintree  >  Great Bardfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1371 811822
  • E-mail
Wine and food lovers are in for a special treat as an international connoisseur and her husband have just opened one of the first 'eno-gastro' pubs in Britain, just a stone's throw from London. On the last Saturday of each month we have a 8 course Taster Menu for just £35 per person. Sunday roast special £9.85. ....and lots more happening at the Vine, please call for more details.
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